Standards and Directives

Our products meet all the necessary standards, and not just that – we always require that little bit more from our products. This ensures the extra safety that our customers – rightly – expect from us.

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Safety spectacles

The standards for industrial eye protection include ultraviolet filters, filters for welding and related techniques and personal eye protection.

Learn more about eye protection standards

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Hearing protection

What do the different parts of DIN EN 352 state for earmuffs and earplugs? And how does signal detection work?

Learn more about hearing protection standards

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Face masks

What exactly are the differences between the face mask categories FFP1, FFP2 and FFP3?

Learn more about respiratory protection standards

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Safety gloves

Protection from cuts, chemicals and mechanical impacts – what do the labels mean?

Learn more about hand protection standards

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Safety footwear

There is essentially only one standard for foot protection – but it has many additional classifications.

Learn more about foot protection standards

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Safety helmets

What does industrial head protection mean? And what exactly is set out in standard DIN EN 397?

Learn more about head protection standards

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